Midfielder claims Arsenal interest while Liverpool could complete deal

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ARSENAL will be looking to mount a serious Premier League title challenge next season after a strong end to this campaign.

To go to the next level, the Gunners may need to strengthen their squad, and reports have linked them with a number of players.

Today, one Premier League midfielder has claimed Arsenal are interested in him, with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City among the other clubs to have made the headlines.

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama says Arsenal want to sign him. (The Sun)

Liverpool could be free to complete a deal for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, with the Italian side unable to afford a permanent move for the player they co-own with Cagliari. (Metro)

Bayern Munich are considering a swoop for 31-year-old Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. (Daily Express)

However, Chelsea may look to change their policy of only handing players aged over 30 short-term deals by offering Ivanovic a new three-year contract. (Daily Star)

Dimitri Seluk, the agent of Yaya Toure, is set to hold talks with Man City after saying many clubs are interested in the midfielder. (Sky Sports)

Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain are among the potential destinations for Toure. (The Times)

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says he does not want to leave the club, amid reported interest from Napoli and Wolfsburg. (ESPN)

Southampton will demand £20m for Jay Rodriguez if Tottenham Hotspur or Man City follow up their interest. (Daily Star)

The Saints are also ready to beat Newcastle United to the signing of Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie. (Daily Mirror)

Eden Hazard will remain at Chelsea despite interest from Real Madrid. (Daily Telegraph)

Bacary Sagna will not leave Man City this summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.